UK Reviews

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Richard III

Served by a sumptuous cast and set, John Haidar’s production of Richard III brings an instant classic quality to Shakespeare’s blood-drenched conclusi...
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The Taming of the Shrew

Jo Clifford’s vital re-envisioning of The Taming of the Shrew examines the darker underbelly of current explorations of gender and sexuality. In an es...
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SIX

“Remember us from your GCSEs?” – Not like this we don’t. It would be great to see my old history teacher do a rendition of this though! The moral o...
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Baby Face

Katy Dye is absolutely unflinching in her one woman exposition of the tandem infantilisation and sexualisation of women in contemporary media and wide...
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The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat by Curve & Rose Theatre was a very good production and caused delight among the mostly very young audience.  Some of the childr...
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A Lesson from Aloes

Athol Fugard is a playwright of world status and he has written almost 40 plays now. This work dates from 1978 but it is set in Port Elizabeth in 1963...
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ART

The brief title, Art, encompasses from A to T a satirical comedy that leaves the audience in stitches from beginning to end. What a grand performance ...
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Annie

The musical Annie is good fun. It may not be among the very greatest American musicals, but if it is of the second rank, it is at the very top of that...
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As You Like It

I was somewhat disappointed in the new production of As You Like It at the RSC in Stratford directed by Kimberley Sykes, but I was definitely in a ver...
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The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow is a charming bit of Viennese nonsense with some good tunes and a bit of a Beatrice and Benedict plot. ENO has tried very hard – maybe...